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Caius Gabriel Cibber

Person  Male  Born 1630  Died 1700

Categories: Sculpture

Countries: Denmark

Sculptor. Born Denmark. Came to England in about 1655 and arrived in London by 1660. Also carved the amazing statues of Melancholy and Raving Madness that used to adorn the entrance gates of Bethlem (Bedlam) Hospital (when it was at Moorfields) and can now be seen in a small museum in Kent at the Bethlem Royal Hospital. Father of writer Colley Cibber. Died London, buried in the Danish church, Wellclose Square, which he had designed, but that was demolished in 1870.

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Charles II statue - Soho Square

Erected in the King's lifetime - see Fenner Brockway for our list of other su...

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This phoenix represents the rebirth of the old Cathedral, lost in the Great F...

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The Monument - west and north

The bas relief by Cibber is worthy of close examination.  It shows a woman on...

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